Aug 15, 2009 6:30pm EDT
: president obama and the first family are out west this weekend, visiting some of america's most beautiful natural wonders, including yellowstone national park. but this isn't just a sightseeing trip. mr. obama has been has gone to balk about health care reform. he'll hold another health care town hall this evening in grand junction, colorado. an area that voted overwhelmingly republican in last year's election. the stop comes on the heels of last night's meeting in montana, the president faced some pointed but civil questions about how he will pay for the plan to reform the nation's health care system. a process that has caused his once sky-high approval ratings to fall. around the nation, there's been negative feedback at many town hall meetings as average americans have questioned lawmakers about changes to the nation's health care system. in his weekly address, mr. obama says he wants the nation to move forward despite the challenges from opponents. >> the history is clear -- every time we come close to passing health insurance reform, the special interests with the stake in the status
Aug 29, 2009 11:00pm EDT
, more just america never die. i love you, dad and you will always live in my heart forever. >> i love you, dad. i always will, and i miss you already. [ applause ] >> reporter: ted kennedy, jr. and patrick kennedy shared their thoughts about their father in massachusetts today. friends, family, and colleagues celebrated the senator for the good he did and the dream he kept alive. >>> good evening. i'm sherrie johnson. after a moving funeral in his home state of massachusetts, senator kennedy was eulogized on capitol hill and laid to rest alongside his brothers john and robert at arlington national cemetery. har's abc's viviana hurtado. ♪ [music] ♪ >> reporter: senator edward kennedy was honored by the army for his service before being laid to rest at arlington national cemetery near his slain brothers john and robert. people lined the streets of washington to bid farewell while former staffers gathered at the capitol where he worked for nearly 50 years on sweeping social legislation including the civil rights act. his family became one of the most powerful political dynasties in h
Aug 1, 2009 11:00pm EDT
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Aug 15, 2009 11:00pm EDT
family are out west this weekend visiting some of america's most beautiful natural wonders including yellowstone national park. this isn't just a sight-seeing trip. mr. obama has gone to talk about health care reform. tonight he held a health care town hall in grand junction colorado, an area voted overwhelmingly republican in last year's election. >> if you are a deficit hawk and tired of the crazy spending in washington and you want to finally make sure are that we are looking out for the next generation, then you more than anybody should want to reform the health care system. >> reporter: the stop comes on the heels of last night's meeting in montana. the president faced pointed but civil questions about how he will pay for the plan to reform the nation's health care system, a process that has caused his once sky high approval ratings to fall. in his weekly address, he wants the challenges to move forward. but utah senator orrin hatch rejected the charge saying americans just want the facts. >> although i strongly encourage the use of respectful debate in the town halls, we should